Bizzy Fingers Craft Group

Ref: C3677093

Working to a theme, this course will help you to create interesting and decorative items from discarded material such as cards, lanterns, candle holders. On the agenda is memories, masks and lanterns, painting, ceramics. The aim is to develop a variety of skills and produce work that is fun and appropriate for the season. It is possible to make gifts for others or make items to decorate your home or a shared venue. We are able to work in a safe studio environment in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. it going to be fun

Course aim

Busy Finger is a course for those who like to learn new crafts and skills. We will recycle found materials with the purpose of creating new decorative objects out of that which is discarded and unloved.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • using a minimum of two different materials (paper, wire, fabric, wool, fruit, plaster, paint and plastics) using a combination of approprate joining methods.
  • using a minimum of two different methods of making (mould making, carving, paper-making, print-making, stitch, knit, cut fold and stick)
  • learn the correct teminology
  • develop a personal approach to making work and decision making.
  • understand the importance of health and safety in a studio environment.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Bizzy Fingers Craft Group

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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